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Johan Edqvist

Johan Edqvist, Swedish biologist. Achievements include research in investigating interactions between tRNAs and tRNA-modifying enzymes; research in investigating the mitochondrial-nuclear interactions in plants; research in proteomic analysis of endosperm development during seed germination.

Background

  • Edqvist, Johan was born on October 2, 1964 in Skoen, Sweden. Son of Torsten and Nea Edqvist.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, Umea University, Sweden, 1989—1994.

    Career

    • Post-doctoral fellow Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, 1994—1996, SLU, Uppsala, 1996—1997, researcher Sweden, since 1997.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in investigating interactions between tRNAs and tRNA-modifying enzymes. Research in investigating the mitochondrial-nuclear interactions in plants. Research in proteomic analysis of endosperm development during seed germination.

    Personality

    Interests

    Sports, music, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Kristina Blomqvist, July 9, 1994. Children: Tove Simone, Hanna Vibeke, Julia Helena.
    • father: Torsten Edqvist
    • mother: Nea Edqvist
    • spouse: Kristina Blomqvist
    • children: Tove Simone Edqvist
    • Hanna Vibeke Edqvist
    • Julia Helena Edqvist
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    Born October 2, 1964
    (age 52)
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    • 1994 - 1996
      Post-doctoral fellow, Dalhousie University
      Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Nova Scotia, Canada
    • 1996 - 1997
      Post-doctoral fellow, Dalhousie University
      Uppsala, Uppsala Lan, Sweden